UCI Health physicians share expert insights during Newport Beach lecture series
Public invited to learn about latest advances in treatments, research
September 21, 2015
UCI Health invites the public to learn more about the latest advances in diagnosis, treatment options and research findings from world-renowned experts on a wide variety of health issues, diseases and chronic conditions.
The Newport Beach Library lecture series “Medicine in our backyard: the leading edge” is held from 7 – 8:30 p.m., one Monday a month, with topics ranging from stroke, breast cancer and heartburn to Alzheimer’s disease, eye care and pain management.
The schedule for the 2015 – 2016 lecture series features the following topics and experts:
- Sept. 28 – Stroke: flow of the brain, Dr. Steven Cramer and Latest advances in stroke care, Dr. Wengui Yu
- Oct. 26 – Breast cancer: here today, cured tomorrow, Dr. Alice Police and Dr. Freddie Combs
- Nov. 30 – Stop heartburn and acid reflux for good, Dr. Kenneth Chang
- December – No lecture
- Jan. 26 – Alzheimer’s disease, Dr. Frank LaFerla
- Feb. 22 – Maintaining a youthful appearance, Dr. Christopher Zachary
- March 28 – Pain management, Dr. Padma Gulur
- April 25 – Eye care, Dr. Sameh Mosaed
- May 23 - Women’s health issues, Dr. Felicia Lane
Audience members will have the opportunity to ask questions after the presentations.
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